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October 17, 2018 11:06 PM Rod Rosenstein Defends Mueller Probe as ‘Appropriate and Independent’

In interview, deputy attorney general says investigation has revealed widespread Russian effort to meddle in 2016 election Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended the special counsel’s investigation into Russian election interference as “appropriate and independent,” a message that contrasts with President Trump’s description of the inquiry as a “witch 40

September 24, 2018 7:10 PM Mueller Asked About Trump’s Link to Billionaire Russian-Azerbaijani Family

Publicist Rob Goldstone, who arranged Trump Tower meeting in June 2016 with Donald Trump Jr., met with special counsel team in March Special counsel Robert Mueller asked questions about the relationship between President Trump and the billionaire Russian-Azerbaijani family who arranged the June 2016 meeting between Trump campaign aides and a Russian 49

September 15, 2018 8:10 AM Mueller's Trump card: Why Manafort's cooperation with the special counsel matters

“A good man” and “a brave man,” who’s “refused to ‘break,’ ” in the estimation of the President who hired him, just cracked wide open with a pact to tell only the truth to the fullest possible degree and share every scrap of paper he has with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. While Donald Trump tweets, his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort isn’t messing 64

September 14, 2018 2:01 PM Former Trump campaign manager to plead guilty in deal with Mueller: court documents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has agreed to plead guilty to two criminal counts as part of a deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to federal court documents released on Friday. Manafort will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of conspiracy 48

September 12, 2018 2:45 AM George Papadopoulos, convicted for lying in Mueller probe, admits mistake in chaotic moment

On 'Hannity,' former Trump campaign aide and his wife share their experience with the Mueller probe. George Papadopoulos, who misled federal investigators about his meetings with Russia-connected Maltese professor Joseph Mifsud, spoke to Fox News to share his version of events. “I didn’t plead guilty to collusion, I’ve pled guilty to lying,” Papadopoulos 79

September 8, 2018 9:57 AM Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 Days In Prison

He pleaded guilty to lying to FBI about contacts with Russian intermediary Ex-Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for lying to the FBI about his contacts with a Russian intermediary, giving special counsel Robert Mueller a second prison term from his 15-month inquiry. U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss ordered 46

August 31, 2018 6:09 PM Associate of indicted Russian admits to Trump inaugural ticket scheme

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A business associate of Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian consultant indicted by the United States, solicited a U.S. citizen to act as straw purchaser to buy Trump inauguration tickets for a Ukrainian oligarch, court documents showed on Friday. Samuel Patten, who pleaded guilty to lobbying and other violations earlier on Friday, has also agreed 37

August 29, 2018 3:02 PM Trump says White House counsel McGahn to leave in the fall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that White House Counsel Don McGahn will leave his post in the fall after shepherding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. The relationship between Trump and McGahn, a Washington insider who was chief counsel for Trump’s presidential run, has become strained by the pressures 77

August 27, 2018 8:00 PM President Trump is so eager to pardon Paul Manafort he's reportedly considering hiring a new White House counsel

President Trump is so adamant about possibly pardoning Paul Manafort that he’s mulling hiring a new White House counsel since the current one is strongly opposed to the idea, according to a report Monday. Two people familiar with the matter told Vanity Fair that Trump has been feuding with Donald McGahn over drafting a pardon for Manafort, the President’s 25

August 22, 2018 8:10 PM Trump praises Manafort as Republicans warn President against pardoning convicted former campaign chairman

President Trump labeled Paul Manafort “a brave man” on Wednesday, fueling speculation he may pardon the convicted felon who served as his campaign chairman. Trump applauded Manafort in a tweet for not breaking under the “tremendous pressure” from prosecutors and compared him to his longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, who pleaded guilty a day earlier 55